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Robert Smithson

Robert Smithson

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Desert Breath Desert Breath | Land Art project | by D.A.ST. Arteam | 1997 Desert Breath is a Land Art project created by D.A.ST. Land Art Germany based artist Walter Mason has an affinity for pulling things apart and then putting them back in to place – but in a subtly changed way. Chunks of ice can become upended, forming a chilly henge, elm leaves are stitched together then allowed to float away on the stream. Beech leaves, torn asunder, find a new home on a lily leaf. Yet the result is something quite extraordinary – intriguing but temporary, organic art which is recorded for posterity only on camera. Following very much in the land art tradition, you can see more examples of Mason’s ingenious art at his Flickr photostream and on his tumblr page. Many thanks to Walter Mason for making the photographs above available for use under a creative commons license.

RedBall Project The RedBall Project : Artist Statement Through the RedBall Project I utilize my opportunity as an artist to be a catalyst for new encounters within the everyday. Through the magnetic, playful, and charismatic nature of the RedBall the work is able to access the imagination embedded in all of us. Linn Olofsdotter She was born in Sweden, worked in Brazil and is now settled in the Portland area. The prolific illustrator and mixed-media artist Linn Olofsdotter is a global citizen of the most interesting kind. Her own life in different locales gives her many sources of inspiration and most likely helps her flex her illustration muscle to meet the needs of a vast variety of clients. Her work has appeared in Computer Arts and Bon Magazine; she’s created T-shirt graphics for Levi’s, wall murals for a hotel in Los Angeles, CD covers for artists and illustrations for Oilily and La Perla. Nearly all of her work has a collage-like feel, with many layers, nuances and media.

CDOT: Christo's Over the River will get serious traffic review Posted: 06/21/2012 12:57:05 PM MDT This artist's drawing provided by Christo shows an image of a proposed art project by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude that would suspend 5.9 miles of silvery, translucent fabric above parts of the Arkansas River in southern Colorado. (Provided by Christo | via AP) Christo's Over The River project, which calls for draping huge fabric panels from cables over parts of the Arkansas River, will be carefully scrutinized for its potential impact on traffic on U.S. 50 — just like any other huge project, Colorado Department of Transportation officials said today. The $50 million art installation is being attacked by a group from Cañon City as being dangerous, especially to anyone living near the headwaters of the Arkansas River and in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. The group, Rags Over the Arkansas River (ROAR), offered their objections to the state Transportation Commission today.

Impermanent Sand Paintings by Andres Amador San Francisco-area landscape artist Andreas Amador etches massive sand drawings onto beaches during full moons when his canvas reaches its largest potential. Using only a rake and often several helpers the geometric and organic shapes are slowly carved into the sand, often interacting with the physical topography like the stones in a zen garden. The works exist for only a few moments, just long enough to snap a few photographs before being completely engulfed by the encroaching tide. Amador has also collaborated on a number of killer marriage proposals, the question popped as part of his elaborate drawings viewable from an elevated distance.

sculptor Jaakko Pernu, willow sculpture, Environmental Art / pajuveistoksia, ympäristötaidetta Timberline - Puuraja "Timberline, puuraja, is a tangible concept in the Northern latitudes. A timberline, marked with willow, in the middle of a European city may be a Northern comment on the spread of cities. At the same time, it may represent an aesthetic "timberline" either in a built-up or in a natural environment. I try to allow for multiple interpretations of my works: they do not preach loudly. My working techniques are a direct continuation of the traditional Finnish itch for "hands-on" methods, in which in one form or another, materials derived from nature were always used.

ENDS OF THE EARTH: LAND ART TO 1974 Developed by MOCA for Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, this interactive feature maps key artworks included in the exhibition, pinpointing their original locations to demonstrate the global nature of Land art and its relationship to real places and times. Click on an artist’s name to begin. Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974 is the first large-scale, historical-thematic exhibition to deal broadly with Land art, capturing the simultaneous impulse emergent in the 1960s to use the earth as an artistic medium and to locate works in remote sites far from familiar art contexts.

Arne Quinze ONE WORLD by The People of Tomorrow Arne Quinze, Tomorrowland & De Schorre are building a state-of-the-art, permanent public artwork and invite the whole world to help. Follow the making of here! www.peopleoftomorrow.com My Secret Garden / Rockstrangers Book Arne Quinze invited author Saskia de Coster for a unique project that will enlargen the scope of both the Rock Strangers project (Ostend) and the Secret Garden exhibition (Rotterdam). more info A conversation withGilbert Perlein The reason that in a sense I took my lead from him was because I knew that his expertise lay in handling a dialogue with the city, the town and its architecture . christo's big air package opens in germany mar 19, 2013 christo's big air package opens in germany ‘big air package’ by christo and jeanne-claude, germanyimage © wolfgang volzall images courtesy of christo and jeanne claude big air packagegasometer oberhausen, germanyon view now through 30 december 2013 view from the top of the tank

WeTheUrban ART: Desert Breath by Danae Stratou Created by Greek artist Danae Stratou and the DAST art team in the mid-90s, this breathtaking land art installation is called “Desert Breath.” It covers 100,000 square meters in the Egyptian desert near the Red Sea, and took several years to create. At its center was a fairly deep pool of water, and the whole project was designed to slowly erode over time. You can learn more about the project in the video above or read about it here.

Eco art - Environmental land art by artist Gerry Barry Land art by Gerry Barry Land art instalation with rocks on the sand by Gerry Barry Gerry Barry is an Irish artist who is graduated three art institutes and the art he creates is called land art. Photographs of his artworks and the artworks themselves are now in many private collections in Europe and Asia. La Luna Electrica justement: UranusRelated just got back from Montreal and my car has the diameter of Uranus kilometres on it (top that for nedleyness) (via cinoh-deactivated20120915) (Source : b-asik, via kikisloane) youmightfindyourself: A huge rock, revered by Buddhists and covered in gold leaf, that perches on the edge of a high mountain in Myanmar.

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